Avery Johnson and the Alabama Crimson Tide are getting closer and closer to the big dance in March.

Led by freshman Collin Sexton, Coach Johnson has assembled one of his best rosters in his tenure in Tuscaloosa and it's starting to show on a national scale.

In front of another packed out crowd in Coleman Coliseum, the Crimson Tide defeated another top-25 opponent in the Tennessee Volunteers leaving many to believe that this Alabama team could make a run at the NCAA Tournament.

Jerry Palm covers college basketball for CBS Sports, he joined The Game with Ryan Fowler to discuss Alabama's chances to make the NCAA Tournament and break down their RPI so far this season. He also discusses Alabama's chances in the remaining schedule and Avery's ability to build this program over the last few seasons.

For Palm's break down of Alabama and the SEC, make sure you watch the video above the article. Don't miss The Game with Ryan Fowler, weekday afternoons from 2-6 p.m.